10+ Thanksgiving Side Dishes


Last Updated on November 23, 2021

A round-up of my favorite vegetable side dishes for Thanksgiving, or any time of year! I truly believe thanksgiving is all about the sides since they bring so much variety to the meal and can be made in so many ways.

These recipes are all simple to make, and a perfect way to add some nutritious flavor to your meal. From roasted veggies to salads, there’s something for everyone at the table!

Enjoy, friends! 🙂

1. Honey Sriracha Roasted Carrots

These delicious roasted carrots are the perfect side dish to any meal, especially Thanksgiving. They’re sweet and spicy, and so easy to make.

honey sriracha carrots

2. Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Vegan creamy mashed potatoes! The one side dish I look forward to every Thanksgiving that’s so simple to make, and pairs well with just about any dinner.

creamy mashed potatoes

3. Roasted Baby Potatoes with Za’atar

Roasted potatoes are a go-to of mine when I’m in need of a simple, delicious side dish. They can be seasoned to your liking, and come out perfectly crisp every time. 

4. Garlic Sesame Green Beans

My favorite garlic sesame green beans! Whether you’re trying to get your family to eat more veggies, or are just looking for a simple side dish you can easily whip up, these roasted green beans will be your new favorite recipe.

Garlic Sesame Green Beans

5. Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Flavorful whole roasted cauliflower seasoned with a few simple spices and topped with the most delicious turmeric tahini sauce. A delicious side dish to serve to your family and friends! 

tahini recipes

6. Sliced Roasted Potatoes

These tricolor sliced roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving! They’re lightly seasoned with a few simple spices and baked until golden and tender. 

7. Harissa Roasted Veggies

These harissa roasted vegetables are one of my go-to side dish when I want something flavorful and easy to whip up. They’re tender and spicy, and pair well with a creamy tahini sauce!

roasted veggies

8. Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Maple balsamic brussels sprouts are truly the only brussels sprouts you’ll ever need. They come out crisp every time, and are the perfect side dish to any meal!

9. Fall Harvest Kale Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If you plan to make the maple balsamic brussels sprouts, double the batch to throw some onto this delicious fall harvest salad. It’s loaded with nourishing ingredients and truly packs in all the best fall flavors.

10. Blood Orange Kale Salad

This blood orange kale salad with fennel and avocado is a refreshing dish to serve as a side dish. It’s filled with fresh and bright colors, and tossed in a simple maple balsamic vinaigrette. 

blood orange salad

11. Wild Rice Salad

A colorful wild rice salad that’s loaded with all the delicious flavors! Wild rice, crunchy walnuts, roasted sweet potatoes, savory feta cheese, and the creamiest green goddess tahini dressing come together to form this delicious dish. 

wild rice salad

Quick links to Thanksgiving side dishes:

Honey Sriracha Roasted Carrots

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes (vegan)

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Za’atar Yogurt Dip

Garlic Sesame Green Beans

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric Tahini

Sliced Roasted Potatoes

Harissa Roasted Veggies

Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Fall Harvest Kale Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Blood Orange Kale Salad with Fennel and Avocado

Wild Rice Salad

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